Patricia Adjei (Torres Strait Islander) is of Ghanaian and Torres Strait Islander descent. Patricia graduated from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) with Bachelor of Arts (Sociology) and a Bachelor of Law degrees in 2005. Patricia worked as the Indigenous solicitor in the Artists in the Black Program at the Arts Law Centre of Australia for over 2 years. Patricia presented and participated at sessions of the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore in 2007 and 2008 as an Indigenous representative from a non-governmental organization. She was a 2010 WIPO Indigenous Intellectual Property Law Fellow. Most recently, Patricia worked as an inhouse lawyer at the National Indigenous Television Station.